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Plant & Tool Hire Controller

Job Reference
GM012759
Contract
Permanent Full Time
Posted
25/10/2021
Business
Hirebase
Branch
Whitburn
Closing Date
08/12/2021

We are looking for a Hire Controller in Whitburn

The role of Hire Controller

Our Hire Controllers are an important part of our business, you will support the Hire Manager to ensure branch objectives are achieved, including sales budget, completing hire transactions, stock takes and administration duties. If required you may be asked to assist with deliveries & collections and supporting with test & run equipment. You will ensure that day to day operations are carried out following Hirebase policy and procedures. You need to be a team player and have effective communication skills to motivate and organise the team to help them achieve or exceed the hire sales budget and KPI’s.  

We are happy to discuss the possibility of working flexibly. Please talk to us during the interview process about what works for you. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

What do I need to be successful?

  • experience within the Hire industry
  • great people skills, ideally gained from managing a team
  • impeccable Customer Service skills
  • good when it comes to planning and organising
  • strong financial awareness
  • a full driver’s license which allows you to tow
  • an interest in the trade, or a mechanical background/interest/qualifications
  • knowledge of equipment
  • knowledge of the local area
  • basic Word, Excel & Outlook skills

What you’ll get in return

  • 23 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • The chance to join Grab – our one stop shop for all things discounts, benefits, communications and recognition
  • Company bonus scheme
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Awards where our colleagues are recognised quarterly and annually
  • A generous staff discount scheme
  • A range of training and development programmes to help you progress your career

We are Hirebase

As members of The Hire Association Europe we work hard to keep the highest standards in all our 130 branches around the country. Our teams of highly competent, experienced and friendly staff pride themselves on providing up to date knowledge and supplying our customers with the right equipment.  

Our Values

We have a set of values which we strongly believe in. If they speak to you then we have something in common!

We have the know-how We get stuck in We stand together We get it done

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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